Join Florida PSR on Wednesday, February 19th at 7:00 pm at the All Saints Cinema in Tallahassee to learn about the dangers of fracking and meet Craig Stevens, featured in movie Groundswell Rising.Learn more »
Lee and Catherine are long-time environmentalists and supporters of national PSR, and the Florida Chapter. Lee says of PSR, “As I became more and more concerned about environmental issues following retirement in 1981, something stood out. Almost all environmental abuses directly or indirectly threatened human health. Thus I have been attracted to PSR. The name says it all.”Read more »
SPSR established the Kids Klinic at a homeless shelter 5 years ago. Students had approached PSR mentor, Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, asking to work with homeless kids, since they get little exposure to pediatric patients their first 2 years of medical school.Read more »
In a major victory for a green, clean energy future, Duke Energy has elected to pull the plug on its proposed Levy County nuclear project. PSR has led the efforts against this dangerous, expensive reactor. This is just a day after French nuclear giant Electricite de France (EDF) announced plans to pull out of the US nuclear market, just another sign that the 'nuclear renaissance' is a fallacy.Read more »
The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing: nuclear terrorism, proliferation, and thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia. Fortunately, there also are new opportunities to eliminate this threat.Read More »
Toxics and global warming create pervasive threats to health. PSR responds via chemical policy reform, climate policy advocacy, practitioner education, and “Code Black,” a campaign to reduce pollution and global warming.Read More »
The Safe Energy program focuses on protecting public health, taxpayer dollars, and national security by preventing the construction of expensive, dirty, and dangerous new nuclear reactors.Read More »
PSR/Florida has been advocating for toxic chemical reform for years, providing education and resources to healthcare professionals and the public and briefing members of Congress.
PSR/Florida had an exciting and busy year. We were honored to host the national PSR Leadership Meeting in February which kicked off a year filled with activities such as meeting with legislators, writing opinion pieces, mentoring students and engaging our membership on issues of gravest threats to human health. Read on to see a list of our many activities.
A radio interview with PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand on the new report he authored on nuclear famine.Source: WMNF
Florida PSR's Dr. Yolanda Whyte speaks on fracking at this conference in West Virginia.
A lecture for residents and medical students from Florida PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.
A Grand Rounds presentation from Florida PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.
The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »
Yolanda Whyte, MD, a Board member of PSR Florida. These are her comments before an EPA hearing on water pollution from coal plants on July 9, 2013. Read more »
In 2012, we saw members and chapters across the country work together to make a difference. Watch this video to see some of the scenes from our expert tours, testimony, Facebook chats and media outreach. Read more »
Join us in building a healthy environment and promoting sensible security policies. Make a donation to PSR Florida today
Tell President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. It poses too great a threat to survival and health.
Antibiotic resistance is a growing medical crisis. Join us in asking the FDA to strengthen its rule to curb antibiotic use in animal agriculture.